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Economy Apr 26Muted and vacant, Las Vegas struggles to survive shutdown
Slot machines are powered down, casinos boarded up and barricaded. On the always busy, always noisy, never sleeping Las Vegas strip, you can now hear birds chirping.
Health Mar 31Las Vegas marking parking places for homeless encampment
It's a move that is stirring outrage by some on social media. Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro suggested in a post on Twitter that the city's homeless should be temporarily places in empty hotel rooms.
Economy Mar 17Nevada to close casinos, businesses and ban dining out
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered casinos and other non-essential businesses like bars, movie theaters and gyms, to close starting noon Wednesday to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Politics Mar 06New threshold for next presidential debate likely rules out Tulsi Gabbard
Gabbard has struggled to attract support in the contest and has picked up only two delegates: from the U.S. territory of American Samoa, where she was born.
Politics Feb 23Buttigieg questions 3rd place finish in Nevada, cites errors
Pete Buttigieg’s campaign has questioned his third-place finish in Nevada’s caucuses and called for the state’s Democratic party to release a more detailed breakdown of votes and address reports of more than 200 problems allocating votes in Saturday’s caucuses.
Politics Feb 22Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead
Bernie Sanders has scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses. His win on Saturday cements his status as the Democrats' national front-runner, though it's also escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump.
Politics Feb 19Bloomberg the early focus at the Democratic debate in Nevada
The 78-year-old former Republican was making his debate debut as one of the Democrats’ strongest six White House hopefuls -- as determined by national polls -- while the party’s moderate wing struggles to unify behind an alternative to polarizing progressive…
Politics Feb 19Democrats won’t commit to same-day release of Nevada results
Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez tells The Associated Press that several factors, including early voting and potentially high turnout, could affect tabulation and timing of results.
Politics Feb 15Sanders’ bond with Latinos gets first test of many in Nevada
Bernie Sanders, a self-declared socialist from Vermont, is sometimes pigeon-holed as the hero to white college students and lefty boomers. But his presidential campaign believes his outreach to diverse voters, especially Latinos, will be the secret to his success and…
Politics Feb 15Diversity test: 2020 Democrats seek their fortunes in Nevada
LAS VEGAS — As the Democratic presidential race hurtles toward Nevada, candidates in the still-crowded field are jumping into their first test in a racially diverse state with solid union muscle and shaky plans for a presidential caucus. Nevada has…